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This undated photograph shows Ghulam Haidar Hamidi, mayor of Kandahar city, speaking during a news conference in Kandahar. Hamidi was killed in a suicide bomb attack on July 27, 2011
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011

Open quoteAnother indication again of both the challenges that Afghanistan faces but also the extraordinary resilience of the Afghan government and people. Close quote

  • U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan RYAN CROCKER,
  • condemning the death of the mayor of Kandahar, Ghulam Haider Hamidi, who was killed in a suicide attack
Photo: Ahmad Nadeem / Reuters | Source: BBC